Feature

Where Ukraine is headed

Will Russia and the West let Ukrainians sort out their own political squabbles?

Ukraine's future is up for grabs yet again, said the International Herald-Tribune in an editorial. President Viktor Yushchenko is calling for the country's third parliamentary election in as many years in his "never-ending political struggle." We hope he succeeds in his effort to strengthen ties with the West, but the important thing is to let Ukrainians sort out their own "political mess" without meddling from Russia or the West.

Good luck getting Russia to sit on the sidelines, said The Washington Times. Moscow demonstrated with its August military action against Georgia that "intimidation works." It has no plans to let neighboring states leave its "sphere of influence" and join forces with NATO.

Washington should think hard about how to handle these former Soviet republics, said the Berkshire Eagle in an editorial. This "is a complicated part of the world, and while the danger of an aggressive Russia is real, a simple-minded vision of a world of good guys and bad guys has not served us well for the past eight years, and won't do any good for the next four."

Recommended

Biden administration plans to evacuate Afghans who assisted U.S. military
U.S. troops in Afghanistan in 2006.
leaving afghanistan

Biden administration plans to evacuate Afghans who assisted U.S. military

Italian journalist reporting on missing toddler finds the boy
A helicopter flies over an Italian forest.
right place right time

Italian journalist reporting on missing toddler finds the boy

Jamal Khashoggi's Saudi killers got paramilitary training in U.S.
Jamal Khashoggi
Jamal Khashoggi Murder

Jamal Khashoggi's Saudi killers got paramilitary training in U.S.

10 things you need to know today: June 22, 2021
Ebrahim Raisi
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: June 22, 2021

Most Popular

7 toons about the Dems' Joe Manchin problem
Political Cartoon.
Feature

7 toons about the Dems' Joe Manchin problem

Stephen Colbert chides Catholic bishops for 'Holy Ghosting" Biden
Gitmo Tourists
Last Night on Late Night

Stephen Colbert chides Catholic bishops for 'Holy Ghosting" Biden

Bernie Sanders wants to know if cannabis reporter is 'stoned' right now
Bernie Sanders.
Sounds dope

Bernie Sanders wants to know if cannabis reporter is 'stoned' right now